[rfc-dist] RFC 3828 on The Lightweight User Datagram Protocol (UDP-Lite)

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        RFC 3828

        Title:      The Lightweight User Datagram Protocol (UDP-Lite)
        Author(s):  L-A. Larzon, M. Degermark, S. Pink,
                    L-E. Jonsson, Ed., G. Fairhurst, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       July 2004
        Mailbox:    lln at csee.ltu.se, micke at cs.arizona.edu,
                    steve at cs.arizona.edu,
                    lars-erik.jonsson at ericsson.com,
                    gorry at erg.abdn.ac.uk
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 27193
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tsvwg-udp-lite-02.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3828.txt

This document describes the Lightweight User Datagram Protocol
(UDP-Lite), which is similar to the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) (RFC
768), but can also serve applications in error-prone network
environments that prefer to have partially damaged payloads delivered
rather than discarded.  If this feature is not used, UDP-Lite is
semantically identical to UDP.

This document is a product of the Transport Area Working Group of the

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
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